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Luis Gutierrez

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  • D.C. quake leaves staffs of Illinois lawmakers shaken up

    D.C. quake leaves staffs of Illinois lawmakers shaken up
    Staffs of Illinois lawmakers were "a bit unnerved" by today's earthquake but left their offices in good order with no injuries reported. "I've got a whole new view of the lyrics, 'I feel the Earth move under my feet,' " quipped Sharon Jenkins,...
  • Chicago Latino aldermen want more City Council seats

    Chicago Latino aldermen want more City Council seats
    The leader of the Chicago City Council’s Latino Caucus said today that four more wards should have Latino supermajorities, an announcement that came as the council nears a deadline for redrawing the city’s wards. The city should have 14...
  • Federal court pushes back congressional candidate filing while Illinois map in dispute

    A federal judge today moved back the filing schedule for Illinois congressional candidates to late December while deliberations continue on a lawsuit challenging the state’s new U.S. House district boundaries. The start date for filing candidate...
  • Rep. Gutierrez arrested in White House immigration protest

    WASHINGTON - Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez was arrested in front of the White House on Tuesday afternoon while protesting deportation of illegal immigrants, a spokesman said. Gutierrez was released and made it back to the floor of the House of...
  • How we did a story on Illinois Congressional voting absences, and why

    How we did a story on Illinois Congressional voting absences, and why
    The House of Representatives doesn’t readily disclose what percentage of roll-call votes lawmakers miss. But an independent legislative tracking service, whose Web site is GovTrack.us, does. I turned to GovTrack late last year when writing about...
  • Deporting mother inflames emotions

    Deporting mother inflames emotions
    The lightning-swift deportation of Elvira Arellano triggered an equally sharp debate Monday about whether her dramatic battle to stay in the U.S. will help or hurt attempts to liberalize immigration laws. The undocumented Chicago resident was arrested...
  • The Latino vote is pro-Clinton, not anti-Obama

    The results of Tuesday's primaries brought a renewed and vigorous debate about the Latino vote and the "Latino gap" for Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.). States such as California, Illinois, New York, Arizona and New Mexico have very large Latino electorates...
  • Many migrant marchers have moved on

    MILLIONS OF Latinos surprised the United States a year ago with a kick to the political cojones. Men, women, children and their multiethnic amigos marched through Los Angeles and dozens of other cities, proclaiming to the world that they wanted amnesty...
  • Democratic legislator slams Obama for failure to deliver on immigration reform, warns of Latino backlash at the polls

     
    Many Latinos are furious at President Obama for failing to deliver on promises to push immigration reform legislation and may stay away from the polls during this year's midterm elections if they don't see concrete progress, including legalization of...
  • Indicted developer wants Daley to testify at trial

     
    Posted by Todd Lighty and Robert Becker at 4:21 p.m.; updated at 6:42 p.m.A developer accused of bribing a Chicago alderman has subpoenaed Mayor Richard Daley to testify at his upcoming criminal trial, City Hall disclosed today. Daley was subpoenaed......
  • Mayor Richard Daley secretly questioned by FBI in 2008 over real estate probe

     
    From Wednesday's print edition: Daley secretly questioned by FBI in 2008 over real estate controversy Galewood Yards project now at the center of developer Calvin Boender’s federal bribery trial By Todd Lighty and Robert Becker, Tribune reporters...